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Northwestern Ontario Extreme Cold Continues

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – (February 12 2015) – Most of Northwestern Ontario is buried under Extreme Cold Warnings. From Kenora to Attawapisat the north is a cold place this morning. Thunder Bay, Fort Frances, Atikokan and along the north shore of Lake Superior in effect only the southern part of the region are the […]


Posted 12 February 2016 by in Featured
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Entertainment Update

Drake to Receive Key to Toronto

TORONTO – ENTERTAINMENT – Toronto Mayor John Tory will present Aubrey ‘Drake’ Graham with a Key to the City of Toronto. The presentation of the key will take place in front of thousands of fans at Ricoh Coliseum as part of NBA All-Star 2016 in Toronto. This is the first time Mayor Tory has presented […]


Posted 11 February 2016 by in Entertainment
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RCMP Warn Public of CRA Scammers

Ottawa, Ontario – The RCMP and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) are warning Canadians about an ongoing scam in which taxpayers across the country receive phone calls or emails from individuals impersonating CRA employees. These people are scammers. The scammers tell taxpayers that they either owe money to the CRA or have a tax refund. Taxpayers […]


Posted 11 February 2016 by in CrimeBeat
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Lakehead Board of Education Plans for Future

THUNDER BAY – Declining student numbers along with changes in how education is funded are causing the Lakehead District School Board to look at how the to put together plans for the future. “Declining enrolment combined with recent changes to funding has led to a situation that requires our attention,” stated Ian MacRae, Director of […]


Posted 11 February 2016 by in Featured
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The mining world is global. ActLabs in Thunder Bay tests mineral samples from around the region and around the world

Rockex Mining Signs Letter of Intent on Lake St. Joseph Iron Project

THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – “We are very pleased with this funding arrangement and DIME’s progressive investment model. Rocked continues to maintain that the current market conditions are an ideal opportunity to advance the project through the final feasibility and regulatory phases. This model will allow our management team to position the project for production in peak market conditions. In addition […]


Posted 11 February 2016 by in Business
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Cold Weather

Cold Weather Hitting Far North and Toronto

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – There are weather warnings for Extreme Cold conditions for Peawanuk and Fort Severn – Washaho Cree Nation. The far north of Ontario as well as Manitoba are under the spell of an Arctic system bringing cold weather to the regions. As well Environment Canada has issues snow squall warnings for […]


Posted 11 February 2016 by in Featured
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A woman marks her ballot with her child looking on in the presidential primary at Bedford High School in Bedford, New Hampshire February 9, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Has Hillary Clinton been Trumped by Bernie Sanders?

MANCHESTER, N.H./COLUMBIA, S.C. (Reuters) – Hillary Clinton made the prospect of her being elected the first woman U.S. president a centrepiece of her campaign, then lost a critical nominating contest to a 74-year-old man in part because women preferred him. NBC News exit polls showed Clinton, a former secretary of state, U.S. senator and first […]


Posted 10 February 2016 by in Featured
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